Gas siphoned from trucks at U-Haul office
About 75 gallons of gas was siphoned out of the fuel tanks of three U-Haul trucks, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report. The trucks were parked Tuesday night outside the U-Haul office at 5908 Land O'Lakes Blvd., the report said. A manager noticed a change in the gas gauges of the three trucks Wednesday morning, the report said. Authorities are investigating.
Watch for colorful sky at fairgrounds
Sparklebration, one of Pasco County's top Independence Day events, starts at 4 p.m. today with festivities culminating in the big fireworks show at 9:15. Organizers urge attendees to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on while they enjoy the show. The event happens at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36722 State Road 52. Admission is $3 for adults, free for children 10 and younger. Parking is $5.
Moms of military offspring to gather
A local chapter of Blue Star Mothers is organizing in the Tampa Bay area. The nonprofit group consists of mothers who have or have had children honorably serving in the military. Members get together to support each other and their children while promoting patriotism. The group is nonpartisan and nonpolitical. Call Lauren Frazier at (727) 849-2732 after 6 p.m.
Free support for military families
The Harbor Behavioral Health Care offers a free support network for military members and families. The support groups, led by mental health counselors, offer assistance for those experiencing the effects of present military deployment and reintegration into home life following military service. The groups meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. each Thursday at the three locations in Pasco and Hernando counties: 14527 Seventh St., Dade City; 7074 Grove Road, Brooksville; and 8002 King Helle Blvd., New Port Richey. Call (727) 420-7943.
Ackerly, Elizabeth Gloria
Galli, Sidio A.
Lane, Lisa S.
Lisner, Florence A.
Pfeiffer, Earl Clayton
Pickering, Frederick A.
Richards, William "Billy"
Smith, Virginia Clara
This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.